2021 SUBARU Outback

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 2021 SUBARU Outback

Recall Date Component Summary
July 8, 2022 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CHAIN/BELT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Outback and Legacy vehicles. A programming error in the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) may allow the clutch to engage before the drive chain is completely clamped.

Remedy:

Dealers will reprogram the TCU, inspect TCU data for chain slip, and visually inspect the chain guide. If evidence of chain slippage
or damage is found, the transmission will be replaced. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 5, 2022. Owners may contact Subaru’s customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRK-22. This recall is an expansion of previous recall number 21V-955.

January 26, 2021 POWER TRAIN:SHIFT LINKAGE/CABLE/ROD

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 Outback and Impreza vehicles. The continuously variable transmission (CVT) select lever cable nut may not have been tightened properly, allowing the nut to loosen.

Remedy:

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and, if necessary, tighten the nut, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2021. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRA-21.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2021 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
electrical/battery
electrical/battery

37 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 SUBARU Outback

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Date Component  
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11415593
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414938
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414732
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414504
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11414475
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11414035
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408679
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408389
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11408314
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11407593
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11406853
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11405691
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406284
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11404984
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING
ODI Number: 11405068
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11404908
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11405276
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11404144
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11404293
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11402718
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11403232
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11404069
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11399539
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11398970
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11398015
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11397334
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11397663
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396114
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11394995
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11394545
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11386116
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11386292
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11384667
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 11383520
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11377849
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11383649
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11375885
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0 Investigations for 2021 SUBARU Outback

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

218 Service Alerts for 2021 SUBARU Outback

Date Description
July 12, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 12, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 12, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions used in the models listed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 11, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 11, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 11, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

This Bulletin announces the preferred practices to be used when handling vehicles equipped with Gen2 Telematics which are enrolled in the Subaru STARLINK® Security Plus Service featuring Stolen Vehicle Recovery Plus with Immobilizer.

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July 8, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating this safety and emissions recall for certain 2020-2021 model year turbo Legacy vehicles and 2020-2021 model year turbo Outback vehicles in which the Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) ch

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July 5, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front stabilizer bushings.

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July 5, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front stabilizer bushings.

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June 30, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs.

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June 30, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs.

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June 29, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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June 29, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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June 27, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin is to inform you of the diagnosis procedure of the Harman Infotainment System when DTC B2256 is detected.

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June 27, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin is to inform you of the diagnosis procedure of the Harman Infotainment System when DTC B2256 is detected.

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May 13, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin addresses the rare cases of activation of touch screen buttons without touch. (11.6″ Display Screen Only)

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May 13, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin addresses isolated customer concerns regarding the pictured CP1 BASEModel Center Information Display (CID) LOWER 7-inchdisplay screen flashing, not responding to touch inputs and / or shutting off intermittently.

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May 12, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin addresses the rare cases of activation of touch screen buttons without touch. (Dual 7″ Display Screen Only)

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May 12, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin addresses the rare cases of activation of touch screen buttons without touch. (Dual 7″ Display Screen Only)

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May 9, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the Service Manual correction for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC B281C.

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May 9, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the Service Manual correction for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC B281C.

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May 2, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

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May 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 22, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 22, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 22, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 22, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

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April 22, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

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April 22, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new reprograming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 26, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This service bulletin provides a temporary repair procedure to address vibrations and/or judder concerns experienced on turns during acceleration.

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April 26, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This service bulletin provides a temporary repair procedure to address vibrations and/or judder concerns experienced on turns during acceleration.

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April 26, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This service bulletin provides a temporary repair procedure to address vibrations and/or judder concerns experienced on turns during acceleration.

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April 6, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

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March 9, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces Service Manual corrections for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC B1788.

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March 29, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces the proper diagnostic procedures regarding oil leakage from the oil level switch area.

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March 29, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the proper diagnostic procedures regarding oil leakage from the oil level switch area.

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March 29, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the proper diagnostic procedures regarding oil leakage from the oil level switch area.

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March 22, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs on the 2020-2022 Subaru vehicles.

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March 25, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru Service and Technical Support Line Newsletter. (QMR of the Month)

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March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed to outline the steps for gathering basic essential information during diagnosis and repair of the Infotainment concerns. (Applicable to all models with Harman or Denso CP1 Infotainment).

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March 9, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This service bulletin provides a temporary repair procedure to address vibrations and/or judder concerns experienced on turns during acceleration.

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March 2, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

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September 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin addresses isolated customer concerns regarding the pictured CP1 BASE Model Center Information Display (CID) LOWER 7-inch display screen flashing, not responding to touch inputs and / or shutting off intermittently.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

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January 14, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin announces Service Manual corrections for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC B1788.

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January 3, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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January 2, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Bulletin announces design changes to the engine oil and CVT fluid drain plugs.

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January 4, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs on the 2020-22 Legacy and Outback.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 28, 2022 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

This bulletin announces availability of a new thermo control valve assembly.

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February 23, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

WRK-21 CVT Chain Guide Breakage Recall – Customer communications and rental.

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February 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces tentative Subaru Select Monitor procedure information to follow when replacing and/or diagnosing combination meters.

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February 8, 2022 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Vehicle Dynamic Control Control Module (VDCCM).

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February 8, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files to optimize the Vehicle Dynamic Control Control Module (VDCCM).

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February 28, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful tips to better utilize the Subaru Select Monitor 4.

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February 28, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides helpful tips to better utilize the Subaru Select Monitor 4.

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February 8, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 3, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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January 3, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 11, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful tips to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation Denso CP1 Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio (DA) systems.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 11, 2022 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin provides helpful tips to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation Denso CP1 Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio (DA) systems.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 11, 2022 353610 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:SOFTWARE

This bulletin provides helpful tips to use when diagnosing customer concerns which may arise when operating the new-generation Denso CP1 Multimedia Navigation (AVN) & Display Audio (DA) systems.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 10, 2022 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 10, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 13, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 13, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 28, 2022 353610 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:SOFTWARE

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 2022 061571 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:SUMP/TANK:DRAIN PLUG

This Bulletin announces design changes to the engine oil and CVT fluid drain plugs.

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January 4, 2022 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs on the 2020-22 Legacy and Outback.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces Service Manual corrections for the diagnostic trouble tree for DTC B1788.

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January 21, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This service bulletin provides a temporary repair procedure to address vibrations and/or judder concerns experienced on turns during acceleration.

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January 14, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides a repair procedure for R152 type rear differentials.

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December 29, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs on the 2020-22 Legacy and Outback.

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December 29, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional diagnostics to follow when addressing a Telematics-related DTC B2A16.

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December 28, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces additional information for the Subaru STARLINK® Owner⿿s Manual for models equipped with Denso CP1 Gen 4 systems.

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December 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 15, 2021 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

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November 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides a testing procedure for the microphone used in Denso CP1 infotainment systems.

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November 2, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides insight in response to both customer and retailer feedback resulting from the use of OBD-II port connected devices.

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November 2, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides insight in response to both customer and retailer feedback resulting from the use of OBD-II port connected devices.

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October 28, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional diagnostics to follow when addressing a Telematics-related DTC B2A16.

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October 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin involves DTC U0254 ⿿Lost Communication with Remote Control Module⿝. The DTC will be stored in memory when performing an all systems DTC check on vehicles equipped with the Genuine Subaru accessory Remot

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October 13, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear doors and weatherstrips to optimize their water sealing performance.

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October 13, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear doors and weatherstrips to optimize their water sealing performance.

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October 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of diagnostic information regarding accessory remote engine start systems.

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October 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces an additional service procedure for timing chain and / or cam sprocket replacement on FA and FB type engines.

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October 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces an additional service procedure for timing chain and / or cam sprocket replacement on FA and FB type engines.

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February 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear door weatherstrip to optimize their water sealing performance.

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February 26, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear door weatherstrip to optimize their water sealing performance.

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February 25, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides the procedure which must be followed to properly register the Map Update Request Code assigned to the exchange CCU with the Subaru Map Update web portal.

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February 25, 2021 351230 EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER:120/240 VAC ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:GFCI/AFCI

This bulletin provides the procedure which must be followed to properly register the Map Update Request Code assigned to the exchange CCU with the Subaru Map Update web portal.

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February 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new weatherstrips designed to eliminate a squeaking / chirp-type sound heard when closing the front doors.

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February 26, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces availability of new weatherstrips designed to eliminate a squeaking / chirp-type sound heard when closing the front doors.

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February 17, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin announces the upcoming issuance to all retailers of an essential tool update kit for the Engine Support Assembly Kit #J-50135-A.

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February 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 3, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 22, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement (when applicable) of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) along with a new claim submission requirement.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change made to the outer hinge cover on the driver⿿s 10-way adjustable power seats.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 2021 220000 SEATS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the outer hinge cover on the driver⿿s 10-way adjustable power seats.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency while addressing customer concerns.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 24, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin addresses isolated customer concerns regarding the pictured CP1 BASE Model Center Information Display (CID) LOWER 7-inch display screen flashing, not responding to touch inputs and / or shutting off intermittently.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional information for the diagnostic procedures concerning measurement of dark current (a.k.a. standby current).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). This update is applicable to all models equipped with a STARLINK Telematics System.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides an overview and basic instructions for use of the ⿿Destination to Vehicle⿝ feature of the Gen 2 Telematics system.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information related to the telematics system’s Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) feature operation, diagnostic tips, and best practices.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces changes to the configuration of the windshield washer hose and nozzle assemblies.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 12, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This bulletin announces changes to the configuration of the windshield washer hose and nozzle assemblies.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 4, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide replacement key and immobilizer information.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 2, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces the service procedure for addressing possible water entry into the interior from the door(s) area.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 2, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the service procedure for addressing possible water entry into the interior from the door(s) area.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 20, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new voluntary emissions recall for certain 2021 model year Ascent, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with a 2.4L turbo engine.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 25, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change made to the cross bar integrated roof rails. The new roof rails have added reinforcement ribs on the bottom of the rail cover section.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 25, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change made to the cross bar integrated roof rails. The new roof rails have added reinforcement ribs on the bottom of the rail cover section.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 6, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front stabilizer bar bushing clamps.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 30, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 30, 2021 081100 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 31, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional information for the diagnostic procedures concerning measurement of dark current (standby current).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 31, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides additional information for the diagnostic procedures concerning measurement of dark current (standby current).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a new voluntary emissions recall for certain 2021 model year Ascent, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with a 2.4L turbo engine.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces the availability of NEW reprogramming files to correct a starting condition which may occur during ambient temperatures (10 degrees Fahrenheit and lower) or in high altitude conditions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 28, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces the availability of NEW reprogramming files to correct a starting condition which may occur during ambient temperatures (10 degrees Fahrenheit and lower) or in high altitude conditions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional information for the diagnostic procedures concerning measurement of Dark Current (a.k.a. Standby Current).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 22, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Diagnostic Information for Alleged Chain Slip Condition on TR580 / TR690 Transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 19, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a voluntary emissions recall for certain 2021 model year Ascent, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with a 2.4L turbo engine, which may have damaged terminals on the engine wire harness.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to error code(s) 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 telematics subscription process.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin provides information related to error code(s) 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 telematics subscription process.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains additional information for recommended materials listed in the Service Manuals for individual models

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 30, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs on the 2020-22 Legacy and Outback

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin is to advise of SOA⿿s revised catalytic converter recycling program shipping procedure.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 28, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components (e.g. intake valves and / or manifold, and combustion chambers).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front door outer garnish trim.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a design change made to the front door outer garnish trim.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for replacement of the Power Rear Gate control module.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for engine oil pressure inspection.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 18, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin outlines changes in the service procedure for scavenge pump assembly installation.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 21, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin provides updated parts information and a service procedure to follow for removing accumulated carbon deposits from fuel injectors and internal engine components.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin outlines a new required procedure to follow when performing immobilizer-related repairs.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides additional procedures and a detailed flow chart to use when diagnosing customer concerns regarding operation of the STARLINK RES feature.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 9, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin outlines a design change to the rear bumper reflex reflectors made to enhance retention into the bumper cover.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Program for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest versio

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 16, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces a design change made to the TPMS valve assemblies.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 27, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This bulletin announces a design change made to the TPMS valve assemblies.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 29, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces a change to the mat located in the inside tray of the center console box lid to address concerns of shrinking and deformation.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 15, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The number of files required to complete the update for 20MY and 21MY is not the same. This detail is outlined in the WRI-20 Service Program bulletin as it applies to both 2020 and 2021 MY Legacy and Outback.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 15, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The number of files required to complete the update for 20MY and 21MY is not the same. This detail is outlined in the WRI-20 Service Program bulletin as it applies to both 2020 and 2021 MY Legacy and Outback.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files for the Engine Control Module (ECM).

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 4, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files for the ECM. These new files will address DTC P1160 and customer concerns of extended cranking in cold temperatures.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of reprogramming files for the ECM. These new files will address DTC P1160 and customer concerns of extended cranking in cold temperatures.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 3, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 26, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear door weatherstrip to optimize their water sealing performance.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 26, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces changes made to the rear door weatherstrip to optimize their water sealing performance.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 26, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces availability of new front wheel hub assemblies incorporating bearing surfaces having increased resistance to imperfections resulting from shock loads.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides the procedure which must be followed to properly register the Map Update Request Code assigned to the exchange CCU with the Subaru Map Update web portal.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 26, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This bulletin announces availability of new weatherstrips designed to eliminate a squeaking / chirp-type sound heard when closing the front doors.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 26, 2021 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

This bulletin announces availability of new weatherstrips designed to eliminate a squeaking / chirp-type sound heard when closing the front doors.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin announces the upcoming issuance to all retailers of an essential tool update kit for the Engine Support Assembly Kit #J-50135-A.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 15, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Program for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest versio

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin announces availability of new Harman audio unit amplifier units with revised internal logic designed to optimize efficiency.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 18, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models listed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest versi

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a service campaign for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest version.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to error code 202 and/or 204 generated during the Gen 2 Telematics subscription process. This bulletin is applicable to all 2019-2021MY vehicles equipped with a Gen. 2 Telematics System.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 12, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

This bulletin announces changes to the configuration of the windshield washer hose and nozzle assemblies.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides important information regarding diagnosis and replacement of the STARLINK Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM). This update is applicable to all models equipped with a STARLINK Telematics System.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides an overview and basic instructions for use of the ⿿Destination to Vehicle⿝ feature of the Gen 2 Telematics system.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides helpful procedures and best practices to utilize when customers present with concerns relating to the operation of their Gen 2 Telematics system equipped Subaru.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides information related to the telematics system’s Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Advanced Automatic Collision Notification (AACN) feature operation, diagnostic tips, and best practices.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin has been developed for use as a quick reference tool to aid in diagnosing operational concerns of the Gen 2 Telematics system’s remote access features.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

To help reduce confusion and increase technician efficiency, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) has developed the following cross reference list to help locate the appropriate Special Service Tool.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides corrected diagnostics containing a revised flow for certain CVT solenoid related DTCs.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 20, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a description of current changes to Service Manuals available via the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) web site.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 10, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides a testing procedure for the microphone used in Denso CP1 infotainment systems.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides a remedy procedure to use when a communication error message appears during Subaru Select Monitor (SSM) diagnosis of the DMS.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 29, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

This Service Information Bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow when diagnosing an alleged Chain Slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 21, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin provides insight in response to both customer and retailer feedback resulting from the use of OBD-II port connected devices.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 18, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin provides updated diagnostic procedures to follow and a brief questionnaire to complete when diagnosing an alleged chain slip condition on the TR580 and TR690 model CVT transmissions.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 21, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2021 model year Outback and Impreza vehicles in which the CVT select lever cable nut may have been under-torqued during vehicle assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 21, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. is initiating a Service Program for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest version.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The number of files required to complete the update for 20MY and 21MY is not the same. This detail is outlined in the WRI-20 Service Program bulletin as it applies to both 2020 and 2021 MY Legacy and Outback.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2020 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles in which a firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) update to the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software may have timed out during the update.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 31, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a Service Program for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest versio

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The following information announces reprogramming file availability and provides a software update installation procedure to optimize the new Gen 4 Denso CP1 Audio and Navigation head units utilized in the models listed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In the interest of customer satisfaction, Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is initiating a service campaign for certain 2020-2021 model year Legacy and Outback vehicles to update the Cockpit Control Module (CCM) software to the latest versi

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 5, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Campaigns WRH-20 and WRI-20 related to a Denso Gen 4 CP1 software update. Critical points to avoiding unnecessary hardware replacement.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Campaigns WRH-20 and WRI-20 related to a Denso Gen 4 CP1 software update. Critical points to avoiding unnecessary hardware replacement.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Update your STARLINK Multimedia Software for vehicles with 11.6-inch display.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 22, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Update your STARLINK Multimedia Software for vehicles with 11.6-inch display.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 10, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

2021 MY Paint Coding Information.

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September 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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September 9, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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October 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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October 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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October 13, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

This bulletin contains illustrations of exchange components and their manufacturer as well as a description of the proper exchange procedure.

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August 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Special Service Tools Cross Reference List.

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October 26, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This Service Information Bulletin provides corrected and updated procedures to follow when replacing the combination meter assembly.

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October 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Information Bulletin provides corrected and updated procedures to follow when replacing the combination meter assembly.

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